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Bridges and Viaducts

Rehabilitation of existing bridges on the Panamerican Highway • Santiago - Panama

Interamerican Highway (Carretera Panamericana) - Rivers San Pedro, Santa Clara and Cobre - Santiago, Province of Veraguas - Republic of Panama

Client
Gobierno de la República de Panamá (Government of the Republic of Panama); Odebrecht Infraestructura
Location
Interamerican Highway (Carretera Panamericana) - Rivers San Pedro, Santa Clara and Cobre - Santiago, Province of Veraguas - Republic of Panama
Design date
2014 - 2014
Construction date
2015 - 2015
Services
Inspection and characterization tests of existing structures; Basic and Detailed Project for rehabilitation and reinforcement; Technical Assistance during construction.
Construction
CNO - Constructora Norberto Odebrecht de Panamá
Summary

Structural Inspection and Structural Reinforcement Design of three existing reinforced concrete bridges dated from the 1960’s with mixed steel and concrete decks, with maximum spans of 31m.

The intervention consisted of onsite inspection, rebar detection and materials testing, detailed and global structural evaluation. The reinforcement design included strengthening of concrete girders with carbon fibre laminates, repair and reconstruction of damaged parts, repair and replacement of support unit and injection of cracks in the concrete.

Rehabilitation of existing bridges on the Panamerican Highway • Santiago - Panama

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